A bit warm, leathery and cheesy at first, but better as it settles. Shows crisp acidity and cut, which livens up earthy cherry and plum flavors and balances out any weight and resiny oak you might find. Hints at class by delivering freshness and nothing too heavy.
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Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.